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Lexicon :: Strong's G1971 - epipotheō

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ἐπιποθέω
Transliteration
epipotheō (Key)
Pronunciation
e-pe-po-the'-o (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἐπί (G1909) and potheo (to yearn)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἐπιποθέω epipothéō, ep-ee-poth-eh'-o; from G1909 and potheo (to yearn); to dote upon, i.e. intensely crave possession (lawfully or wrongfully):—(earnestly) desire (greatly), (greatly) long (after), lust.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G1971 in the following manner: greatly desire (2x), long (1x), earnestly desire (1x), long after (1x), greatly long after (1x), lust (1x), desire (1x), longed after (with G2258) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G1971 in the following manner: greatly desire (2x), long (1x), earnestly desire (1x), long after (1x), greatly long after (1x), lust (1x), desire (1x), longed after (with G2258) (1x).
  1. to long for, desire

  2. to pursue with love, to long after

  3. to lust, harbour forbidden desire

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπιποθέω epipothéō, ep-ee-poth-eh'-o; from G1909 and potheo (to yearn); to dote upon, i.e. intensely crave possession (lawfully or wrongfully):—(earnestly) desire (greatly), (greatly) long (after), lust.
STRONGS NT 1971: ἐπιποθέω
ἐπιποθέω, -ῶ; 1 aorist ἐπεπόθησα; properly, πόθον ἔχω ἐπί τι [i. e. ἐπί is directive, not intensive; cf. ἐπί, D. 2] (cf. Fritzsche on Romans, vol. i., p. 30f); to long for, desire: followed by the infinitive 2 Corinthians 5:2; ἰδεῖν τινα, Romans 1:11; 1 Thessalonians 3:6; 2 Timothy 1:4; Philippians 2:26 L brackets WH text brackets; τί, 1 Peter 2:2 (ἐπί τι, Psalm 41:2 (Ps. 42:2)); τινά, to be possessed with a desire for, long for, [Winer's Grammar § 30, 10 b.], Philippians 2:26 R G T Tr WH marginal reading; to pursue with love, to long after: 2 Corinthians 9:14; Philippians 1:8, (τὰς ἐντολὰς θεοῦ, Psalm 118:131 (Psalms 119:131)); absolute to lust [i. e. harbor forbidden desire]: James 4:5, on which passage see φθόνος. (Herodotus, Plato, Diodorus, Plutarch, Lucian.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
41:2; 42:2; 119:131
Romans
1:11
2 Corinthians
5:2; 9:14
Philippians
1:8; 2:26; 2:26
1 Thessalonians
3:6
2 Timothy
1:4
James
4:5
1 Peter
2:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1971 matches the Greek ἐπιποθέω (epipotheō),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:11 - For I long G1971 to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end ye may be established;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:2 - For in this we groan, earnestly desiring G1971 to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven:
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:14 - And by their prayer for you, which long after G1971 you for the exceeding grace of God in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:8 - For God is my record, how greatly I long after G1971 you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:26 - For he longed after G1971 you all, and was full of heaviness, because that ye had heard that he had been sick.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:6 - But now when Timotheus came from you unto us, and brought us good tidings of your faith and charity, and that ye have good remembrance of us always, desiring greatly G1971 to see us, as we also to see you:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:4 - Greatly desiring G1971 to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:5 - Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth G1971 to envy?
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:2 - As newborn babes, desire G1971 the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:
 
 
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